Age of Oprah: Cultural Icon for the Neoliberal Era (Media by Janice Peck

By Janice Peck

over the past 20 years Oprah Winfrey's trip has taken her from speak exhibit queen to-as Time journal has asserted-"one of an important figures in well known culture." via her speak exhibit, journal, web site, seminars, charity paintings, and public appearances, her impact within the social, fiscal, and political arenas of yank existence is massive and earlier, mostly unexamined. within the Age of Oprah, media pupil and journalist Janice Peck lines Winfrey's becoming cultural effect and illustrates the attention-grabbing parallels among her highway to popularity and fortune and the political-economic upward thrust of neoliberalism during this kingdom. whereas looking to comprehend Oprah's ascent to the close to- iconic prestige that she enjoys at the present time, Peck's booklet offers a desirable window into the intersection of yank politics and tradition during the last zone century.

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